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Alcoholism/Addiction: On-line Resources

National Institute on Aging

Older Adults and Alcohol: You Can Get Help
Facts about the effects of alcohol on aging, straightforward answers to questions commonly asked by seniors, and tips for caregivers and friends who are concerned about an older person’s drinking.

The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

Free prevention course offered to professionals and those concerned about their own or someone’ else’s alcohol or drug abuse.

The American Geriatric Society

Although this information is directed to physicians, it offers useful information for having a conversation with your relative’s doctor if you are concerned about your relative’s drinking.